Five teams will be representing Taiwan culture at the world's largest art festival this August. The selection of candidates for the 71st Edinburgh Festival Fringe was carried out in two stages by the Taipei Representative Office in the U.K. and venue managers and staff from Edinburgh Fringe.
The final four are:
Sun Son Theatre is a unique musical theater that incorporates drama, voice, body, and rituals to present dynamic and interdisciplinary performances. Consisting of versatile members, it has been one of the teams supported by the Ministry of Culture since 2003, for it has constantly refreshed audiences with its innovative and diverse productions in the last two decades … (read more)
Chang Dance Theater is the first troupe in Taiwan founded by four brothers from the same family. After learning and developing a common interest in dancing during childhood, the four Changs established the troupe together and took their surname as the group title … (read more)
Our Theatre is the first professional modern theater company based in the southern city of Chiayi. Every year, they produce at least one adaption of a classic Western play, performed in Taiwanese. They aim to interest people in the Taiwanese language, help people understand and accept it, and prevent its disappearance … (read more)
The Tjimur Dance Theatre is a contemporary dance troupe whose core inspirations are derived from the aboriginal Paiwan culture in Taiwan. The troupe introduces the aesthetics of aboriginal culture through modern expression, garnering international attention for its unique style after staging acclaimed performances in Toronto and Edinburgh … (read more)